Fuel tank of airborne IAF jet LCA Tejas falls in a field in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu, July 2 : The fuel tank of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas of the Indian Air Force fell in a field in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday morning.

It was reported that the fuel tank of the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fell in farm land near Sulur air base.

The incident happened when the aircraft was undertaking a flight.

The HAL Tejas is a single-engine, delta wing, multirole light fighter designed by the Aeronautical Development Agency for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy.

It came from the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) programme, which began in the 1980s to replace India’s ageing MiG-21 fighters.

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